Show review: David Byrne and St. Vincent at the Orpheum Theatre – 9/23

September 27, 2012 in Photos, Show Reviews

Former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne and St. Vincent mastermind Annie Clark recently teamed up for a record as well as a tour. They made their way to Boston’s Orpheum on Sunday night.

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Show review: Callers and Wye Oak at Brighton Music Hall – 9/19

September 26, 2012 in Photos, Show Reviews

Recurrent tour-mates Callers and Wye Oak showcased different but complementary sounds running the gamut from jazz to shoegaze at Brighton Music Hall last Wednesday.

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Show review: The Jesus and Mary Chain at Paradise Rock Club – 9/11

September 25, 2012 in Photos, Show Reviews

The Jesus and Mary Chain, notoriously short-tempered Scottish noise-pop pioneers, are in the midst of a reunion tour which brought them to the Paradise for two consecutive nights earlier this month. The Vandelles and The Psychic Paramount opened.

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Show review: Why? at Middle East Downstairs

September 21, 2012 in Show Reviews

I wrote about and took some photos of everyone’s favorite hip-hop/indie rock crossover crew Why? when they played the Middle East last week. Check it out over at Allston Pudding.

Show review: Bob Mould at Paradise Rock Club – 9/10

September 19, 2012 in Photos, Show Reviews

Former Hüsker Dü member and Sugar frontman Bob Mould stopped by the Paradise last Monday for a sold out show featuring songs new and old, as well as an opening set from Cymbals Eat Guitars.

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Show review: Sunn O))) at Coolidge Corner Theatre – 9/4

September 8, 2012 in Photos, Show Reviews

Drone-doom legends/fog enthusiasts Sunn O))) returned to Boston on Tuesday night for the first time in six years, and brought their Earth-rattling wall of amplifiers with them. Southern Lord label-mates Dead in the Dirt opened.

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